Ruby Lucile McPherson, age 96, of Canton passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. A member of New Harmony Baptist Church, Ruby was a loving mother and grandmother. She was a member and Past Worthy Matron of the Ducktown Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Ruby was a God-fearing woman who prayed for and took care of many in the community. She was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.
Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Golden McPherson; children, Ernest McPherson, James Harold McPherson; a brother; three sisters; and two grandchildren.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Tean McPherson of Cumming; daughter and son-in-law, Betty and James Adams of Jasper; son, Wayne McPherson of Jasper; son and daughter-in-law, Lamar and Pam McPherson of Franklin; brother and sister-in-law, James and Loza Watkins of Cumming; daughter-in-law, Llenell McPherson of Butler; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and other loving relatives and friends also survive.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 3 p.m. at New Harmony Baptist Church, with the Rev. Johnny Purcell and the Rev. Danny Orr officiating. Interment will follow at New Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, Jan. 13, from 4-9 p.m. and Tuesday, Jan. 14, from 11 a.m. until the hour of service.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.